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Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)

For people with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), unwanted negative thoughts can be constant and can start to take control of their lives. Read more about OCD causes and diagnosis.

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The OCD Course

The OCD Course is an online course to learn practical strategies to better manage obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviours, and reduce how much they interfere with daily life.

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Trichotillomania

Trichotillomania is a psychiatric disorder that compels people to pull out their hair. Lasting for several months or many years, it can fluctuate in severity.

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Phobias

Phobias are persistent, irrational fears. Learn more about phobias from trusted sources.

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Hoarding disorder

Hoarding disorder is more than just collecting; it involves compulsive behaviour that can impact daily life. Learn more, with links to sources of help.

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Tourette syndrome

People with this syndrome make involuntary repetitive sounds and movements. Most don't need treatment, and relaxation exercises may reduce symptoms.

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Online therapy (eTherapy)

eTherapy, online counselling or online therapy refers to psychological support, therapy, education and assistance delivered via the internet or an online platform.

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Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT)

Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) is a type of psychotherapy that helps a person to change unhealthy or damaging thinking habits, feelings and behaviours.

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Body dysmorphic disorder

Body dysmorphic disorder causes someone to feel shame or disgust with part of their body or appearance. Any body part can become its focus.

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Serotonin

Serotonin is a chemical substance that controls wellbeing and happiness. Not having enough serotonin is thought to contribute to depression. Learn more here, including how serotonin levels can be adjusted.

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